Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Jones began her nursing career working in the University of Kentucky Emergency Department, a Level I trauma center. She completed her PhD in Nursing in 2015 with a focus on outcomes associated with use of older stored blood in patients with major trauma. She is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Acute Care, and in Patient Blood Management. Dr. Jones is actively involved in the Stop the Bleed campaign through her connections with the UAB trauma team, and is a certified Stop The Bleed instructor. For more information on Stop the Bleed training, please contact uabstb@uab.edu. Dr. Jones currently serves as Co-Director of the BSN Honors Program.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Application of Bleeding Control Training in Occupational Settings.Workplace Health and Safety.  2165079919883240. 2019
    2019 Evaluation of “Stop the Bleed” training among K-12 faculty and staff in AlabamaPublic Health Nursing.  36:660-666. 2019
    2019 Older Blood Is Associated With Increased Mortality and Adverse Events in Massively Transfused Trauma Patients: Secondary Analysis of the PROPPR TrialChemBioChem.  73:650-661. 2019
    2019 Improving Transition to Practice: Integration of Advanced Cardiac Life Support Into a Baccalaureate nursing programJournal of Nursing Education.  58:182-184. 2019
    2019 Characterizing red blood cell age exposure in massive transfusion therapy: the scalar age of blood index (SBI)Transfusion.  59:2699-2708. 2019
    2018 Improving Transition to Practice: Integration of ACLS into a Baccalaureate Nursing ProgramJournal of Nursing Education2018
    2018 Using text messages to promote health in African-Americans: #HeartHealthyandCancerFree*Ethnicity and Health.  23:307-320. 2018
    2018 Packed red blood cell transfusion in older adults: A systematic reviewJournal of Gerontological Nursing.  44:39-46. 2018
    2017 From Donor to Recipient: Considerations for Blood Transfusion Outcomes ResearchNumerical Linear Algebra with Applications.  19:491-498. 2017
    2017 Initial validation of a virtual blood draw exposure paradigm for fear of blood and needlesJournal of Anxiety Disorders.  51:65-71. 2017
    2017 Adverse Reactions to Transfusion of Blood Products and Best Practices for PreventionAdvanced Materials and Technologies for Environmental Applications.  29:271-290. 2017
    2017 Adverse reactions to transfusion of blood products and guideline-based prevention and managementAdvanced Materials and Technologies for Environmental Applications2017
    2017 Revised National Estimates of Emergency Department Visits for Sepsis in the United StatesClinical pharmacy.  45:1443-1449. 2017
    2017 Consequences of blood component transfusion in patients with trauma: A conceptual modelAdvances in Psychology -Amsterdam-2017
    2017 Consequences of transfusing blood components in patients with trauma: A conceptual modelAdvances in Psychology -Amsterdam-.  37:18-30. 2017
    2017 Injury severity, sex, and transfusion volume, but not transfusion ratio, predict inflammatory complications after traumatic injuryHeart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care.  46:114-119. 2017
    2016 Association of blood component ratio with clinical outcomes in patients after trauma and massive transfusion a systematic reviewTopics in Emergency Medicine.  38:157-168. 2016
    2016 Association of blood component ratio with clinical outcomes in patients after trauma and massive transfusion: A systematic reviewCrystal Research and Technology2016
    2016 Risk Factors for Targeted Fungal and Mycobacterial Infections in Patients Taking Tumor Necrosis Factor InhibitorsInternational Journal of Parallel Programming.  68:597-603. 2016
    2015 20 things you didnt know about blood transfusionJournal of Cardiovascular Nursing.  30:8-12. 2015
    2014 A survey of O RhD-negative red cells in the south west: Stocks and distribution compared to use and wastageTransfusion Medicine.  24:109-113. 2014
    2014 Increased mortality in adult patients with trauma transfused with blood components compared with whole bloodSTN's journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses.  21:22-29. 2014
    2014 Processing, testing and selecting blood componentsNursing Times.  110:20-22. 2014

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Jones's research currently includes work related to patient blood management in patients with trauma, the effects of stored blood in transfused trauma patients, and methods to promote bleeding control education in the community setting.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Jones teaches in both the traditional BSN program and the PhD program. In the BSN program, courses taught include Pathophysiologic Concepts, Pharmacotherapy I and II, Introduction to Nursing Research, Exploring Nursing Research, and Research Immersion. In the PhD program, Dr. Jones currently teaches the Responsible Conduct of Research course for first semester PhD students.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR318 - Pathophysiologic Concepts (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR338 - Pharmacotherapy II (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR450 - Honors I - Intro Nurs Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR318 - Pathophysiologic Concepts (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR452L - Honors III -Research Immersion (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NRM752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NRM752 - Responsible Conduct Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR318 - Pathophysiologic Concepts (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR451 - Honors II -Explor Nur Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR326 - Concepts in Adult Health Nur I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR328 - Pharmacotherapy I (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR326 - Concepts in Adult Health Nur I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR328 - Pharmacotherapy I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR426 - Concepts of Complex Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR431L - Nursing Skills Development III (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR427L - Concepts of Complex Nur Pract (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR431L - Nursing Skills Development III (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR311L - Nursing Skills Development I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR312L - Health Assess Across Lifespan (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science, University of Kentucky 2015
  • Medical Certificate in Medical Clinical Sciences / Graduate Medical Studies, University of Kentucky 2013
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Kentucky 2012
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Kentucky 2006
  • Full Name

  • Allison Jones